Never a one, had I
Ignorantly guilty, am I?
Mistakenly underestimated, thought I
Wholly misunderstood, was I?
Intentions lie to your face
Truth dies on your tongue
Your lips hesitate to grasp the situation, yet I
Close my eyes and purposely swallow
The lump of whys now caught in my throat
And in the silence that followed
Goodbye strummed its final note. Still I….